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TRW Aftermarket names Neil Fryer global VP

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 06:00
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TRW Aftermarket appointed Neil Fryer Vice President, Global Parts & Service effective Oct. 1.

Fryer has been part of the senior management team at TRW since June 2014 when he joined the company as Director, Marketing & Engineering, Parts and Service.

Prior to joining TRW, he worked at automotive aftermarket focused consultancy, Management3, in Rome, Italy, where he was co-founder and Managing Partner. Prior to this he was Vice President of Parts and Service at Fiat Group Automobiles. Earlier in his career, Fryer spent nine years with LucasVarity in business development and commercial roles prior to assuming the position of General Manager, Sales & Distribution Europe with TRW.

Fryer holds an MBA from the University of Warwick, UK, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of London, UK.

Peter Holdmann, Executive Vice President ZF TRW, said: “Neil has a wealth of industry experience and a strong track record of delivering excellent business results. He is the right person to continue the success story of TRW's aftermarket activities.”

Fryer said: “I am very proud to be given the responsibility of TRW’s global aftermarket business. The business is in its strongest position yet. Following the integration into the ZF family, we will continue to work closely with our customers to build TRW’s global leadership position in our Corner Module technologies, while combining the power of the two organizations to fully leverage our joint capabilities in the marketplace and deliver business success.”

Fryer will be based at the TRW Aftermarket global headquarters in Neuwied, Germany, where he will be responsible for TRW´s Automotive Aftermarket activities in Asia-Pacific, EMEA and North America. He will report to Holdmann.

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